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HP F-500

A classic and 4 year old 2.1 megapixel 1 video camera
2.1MP 1" Yes 455g Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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HP F-500 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the HP F-500 number 317 across all camcorders.
88
8 Reviews
30
Missing Some Features
36
4 Years Old
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has great user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this video camera to others. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality.
This HP camcorder is missing some features:
Quite short battery life (max)
Very small total megapixels
Very low maximum aperture number
Quite big closest focusing distance

HP F-500 Video Reviews


HP F-500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

This HP camcorder has an average user rating of 88% based on 8 user reviews. Over 75% of reviewers gave this camcorder the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

Three customers wrote that the HP F-500 was good quality.


Features

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HP F-500 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The HP F-500's battery life (max) of only 0.167h is very short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 2% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.083h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the HP F-500 of only 2.1MP is in the smallest 10% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the HP F-500 of only 1.9 is in the lowest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 4.9, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Features Photo Mode

The HP F-500 features photo mode, which is unusual. 76% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Quite Big Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the HP F-500 of 1.5m is in the biggest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HP F-500 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Has a Night Mode

The HP F-500 has a night mode, which is unusual. 94% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HP F-500 of only 2.95mm is fairly short compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 5% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 780mm.

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Heavy

The HP F-500's weight of 455g is in the heaviest 25% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 1.8mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HP F-500 of only 2.95mm is in the shortest 7% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This HP video camera was released in July 2013.


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Hugely Lower user review Score
User reviews are a little better
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